what is this grass/weed?

IdaMMay 1, 2014

I have a nice PA lawn, basically Kentucky blue & fescue (my preference), and some others probably. Last year I noticed this grass/weed growing more in some areas. It's kind of bushy on top of a stem. When it's green it looks soft and fuzzy for lack of a better description. When dormant/winter it's brown and looks like thatch. I'm sure someone knows what it is, hopefully the pics are OK. Thanks in advance for any help!

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IdaM

another pic

    Bookmark   May 1, 2014 at 9:11PM
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IdaM

one more pic, close up

    Bookmark   May 1, 2014 at 9:12PM
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IdaM

Can anyone help or suggest where I may be able to get some help identifying this? Thanks.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 6:48AM
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IdaM

I'm surprise that no one has posted any ideas as to what this is, or are my photos that bad?

    Bookmark   May 7, 2014 at 8:51PM
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capt08(6)

I'm no expert but it looks like it could either be Nimblewill or Quackgrass. Check this link to view the various weeds. http://www.turf.uiuc.edu/weed_web/

    Bookmark   May 8, 2014 at 10:12AM
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tlinden(7/RhodeIsland)

I've had the same stuff popping up in my lawn in a few areas but after a few mows it seems to have gone away. The lawn is up to 4in thick now so not sure if it crowded that weed out or I just can't see it anymore!

    Bookmark   May 8, 2014 at 11:46AM
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botanicalbill(9b SWFlorida)

It is very difficult to identify a dried out and brown plant than it is to identify a green and live one. Post new photos when the weed greens up.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 6:06AM
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